Joyce Britton is a Staff Assistant III with Santa Monica’s Police Department. She is administrative support for the Police Department’s Homeless Liaison Unit, Downtown Services Unit, the Third Street Promenade Unit, and the Audits and Plannings Unit, which handles special events like the Twilight Concert series.
Joyce works with the City Attorney’s office to negotiate, draft, and manage contracts with outside agencies for services they provide to assist these police units. She also acts as a liaison with the community, assisting residents with complaints on issues such as trespass by homeless individuals.
Systems work because of the invaluable contribution of administrative staff. Thank you, Joyce, for everything you do that helps the Police Department keep our community safe. ... See MoreSee Less
The Coalition held its annual general meeting at the MLK Auditorium of Santa Monica’s Main Library. Thanks to everyone who attended, and thanks to City Manager Rick Cole for accepting our invitation to be the guest speaker. ... See MoreSee Less
Christy Chism is Lead Crossing Guard for the city of Santa Monica. The city’s Crossing Guard Unit is made up of civilian law enforcement personnel who safely assist children and students cross busy intersections near Santa Monica’s public schools.
The unit consists of 40 crossing guards who are assigned among nine elementary schools and 2 middle schools. They teach children to obey all rules when entering a cross walk, advise them of safety precautions such as making eye contact with drivers before crossing, and act as the eyes and ears of community while on duty, reporting any suspicious activity to law enforcement and school personnel.
Christy, thank you for all that you do to keep our children safe. ... See MoreSee Less